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Even though Alec Guiness considered Star Wars "fairy tale rubbish", he opted to take 2% of the gross, instead of flat fee, for payment. Over the years, that decision earned him and his estate tens of millions. James Earl Jones opted be paid up front earned $7000 for the first Star Wars film.



--- Quote from: eyebiter on June 22, 2014, 09:18:00 AM ---Well at least Fox paid his estate.   

Hollywood is notorious for giving actors "points" on movies, then using accounting tricks so the movie never makes any money.

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I like Eddie Murphy's term for net points, "monkey points".


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